Tag Archives: Internet

No Escape from Our Techno-Feudal World

By Pepe Escobar Source: Global Research The political economy of the Digital Age remains virtually terra incognita. In Techno-Feudalism, published three months ago in France (no English translation yet), Cedric Durand, an economist at the Sorbonne, provides a crucial, global public service as … Continue reading

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Generation Numb: How Losing My Phone Exposed Me to the Pain of My Peers

This terrible void of which everyone stays pleasantly unobservant is the unofficial sickness of Gen Z. By Ben Scheer Source: ScheerPost I hadn’t planned to give up my smartphone. After all, I was starting my sophomore year of college and … Continue reading

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Social media fact-checking, brought to you by the Deep State

By Daniel Espinoza Source: Off-Guardian Almost four years of mainstream media hype about “fake news” and “Russian meddling” propaganda has brought to the world exactly what they were intended to bring: an effective mechanism for internet and social media censorship. In the center of this move … Continue reading

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Slouching towards dystopia: the rise of surveillance capitalism and the death of privacy

Our lives and behaviour have been turned into profit for the Big Tech giants – and we meekly click “Accept”. How did we sleepwalk into a world without privacy? By John Naughton Source: New Statesman Suppose you walk into a shop and … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report As long as the internet is in private hands it should be seen as a “frenemy” — a useful resource that can also be wielded as a weapon. “Black people are routinely sent … Continue reading

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Hovering in Cyberspace

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain We live in a fabricated reality where the visible world became nearly meaningless once the screen world became people’s “window on the world.”  An electronic nothingness replaced reality as people gleefully embraced digital … Continue reading

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It’s Just An Illusion – The Management of Perception

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ɪˈluːʒ(ə)n/ noun an instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience. a deceptive appearance or impression. a false idea or belief. We live in a society in which spurious realities … Continue reading

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What happened to individual empowerment in the internet age?

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Apple Computer’s 1984 Superbowl commercial—one of the most iconic television commercials ever made—announced two things: the introduction of the Macintosh computer and that this computer could in some fashion allow each of us to escape … Continue reading

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